Alaska broadcaster, Monte Bowen, is retiring after 46 years in the news business. We hear from friends and colleagues about Bowen's history of reporting Alaska news.
Alaska is facing the highest unemployment rate in the US, with June's employment rate down by an estimated 5,500 jobs compared to this time last year.
Fairbanks Mayor, Jim Matherly, has nominated Jonathan Bagwill to fill the vacant seat on City Council. The Council will vote whether or not to accept Bagwill's nomination on Monday.
A car fire blocked north-bound traffic from North Pole into Fairbanks on Friday afternoon.